February 2012: Where I’m From

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Where I’m From
Where we come from defines who we are. Nineteen notable Georgia natives reflect on their roots, from the streets of Sweet Auburn to the canneries of Sandersville.
> Preview the stories of Ryan Cameron, Terry Kay, and Valerie Boyd
> Learn about our Georgia hometown film contest
> Get it all in the digital edition

All nineteen of our highlighted notable Georgians · Stone Mountain activist tallies war’s toll · Pavé Life offers cultural discounts · More book reviews · Cibo e Beve’s Breathless Mahoney · Fashion tips for men from H. Stockton · 1stdibs and antiques

The Chief Complaint
In an excerpt from his forthcoming book, Emory professor and former Grady cancer director Dr. Otis Brawley pulls back the curtain on the medical machine.

Review Outstanding drinks and hit-and-miss tapas at Barcelona Wine Bar
Column Where to find sustainable seafood
Cynthia Wong’s banana pancakes
> GALLERY: Watch the recipe get made, from start to finish

Style 310 Rosemont’s cool clothes and cocktails
Home Bobby Berk sets up shop
Travel Blissfully waste away in Key West
Culture Bronner Bros. refashions Barbie
History “Slavery by Another Name” goes to Sundance

Best Bets Atlanta Jewish Film Festival, Kelly Clarkson, and the Oscars
Dance Twyla Tharp and Atlanta Ballet’s fairy-tale collaboration
> GALLERY: View rehearsal photos leading up to the world premiere
Art Chip Simone’s second coming
Books An interview with Joshilyn Jackson on her new Southern Gothic novel

Hollis Gillespie What a king-sized bed means
Rich Eldredge An interview with Julia Forbes on the High’s golf exhibit
Editor’s Note Just how many people are actually from our fair state?

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